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Helvine (formerly Helvite) from Huanggang Mine, Kshktng Q, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, China

 
Helvine (formerly Helvite) from Huanggang Mine, Kshktng Q, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, China

Helvine (formerly Helvite) from Huanggang Mine, Kshktng Q, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, China

Helvine (formerly Helvite) from Huanggang Mine, Kshktng Q, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, China

Helvine (formerly Helvite) from Huanggang Mine, Kshktng Q, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, China

Helvine (formerly Helvite) from Huanggang Mine, Kshktng Q, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 73406
Mineral:Helvine (formerly Helvite)
Locality:Huanggang Mine, Kshktng Q, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, China
Description:Large (for this rare mineral species) lustrous translucent-to-transparent brown tetrahedral helvine crystal on greenish-brown matrix with small transparent orange garnet crystals to 1 mm. The mineral species helvite was renamed in 2012 to helvine. Collected ca. 2005
Overall Size:3.5x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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